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ID: 7000845
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000845

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Louangnamtha (province)  Louangnamtha (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 54 57 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 101 19 58 E  degrees minutes   Long: 101.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous area bordering Burma and China; French Vichy regime annexed province to Luang Prabang in 1941; contains teak forests and deposits of lignite and copper.

Names:
Louangnamtha (preferred,C,V)
Louangnamtha, Khouèng (C,V)
Khouèng Louangnamtha (C,V,O)
Louang Namtha (C,V)
Luang Namtha (C,V)
Luang Namtha, Khouêng (C,V)
Hiuakhong (C,V)
Muong Luang Namtha (C,V)
Namtha, Khoueng (C,V)
Haut-Mékong, Province de (C,O)
Louang Namtha province (C,O)
Upper Mekong (C,O)
Khoueng Namtha (C,U)
LA16 (C,U,FIPS)
Province de Haut-Mékong (C,U)
루앙남타 주 (C,U,Korean)
Nam Tha (H,V)  ............ until 1966

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Laos (nation)  ........  Laos (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Louangnamtha (province)  ............  Louangnamtha (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  current status held since post-WW II
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
루앙남타 주..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
Haut-Mékong, Province de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Hiuakhong..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Khouèng Louangnamtha..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
Khoueng Namtha..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
LA16..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Louang Namtha..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 352-353
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
Louangnamtha..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
Louangnamtha, Khouèng..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Louang Namtha province..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Loungnamtha..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
Luang Namtha..........  [VP]
.......................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) 4
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
Luang Namtha, Khouêng..........  [VP]
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Muong Luang Namtha..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nam Tha..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
Namtha, Khoueng..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Province de Haut-Mékong..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
Upper Mekong..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 352-353
..................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) 4
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655561
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2665955
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luang_Namtha_Province
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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